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Dr. Stephen Matthews, 75, passed away Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016.
He was born in Indianapolis, Indiana, on Jan. 15, 1941 a son of the now late William A. Matthews and June (Danford) Matthews.
Stephen was reared and educated in Indianapolis graduating in 1959 from Manual High School. He graduated from Indiana University in 1968 with a Bachelor's degree and Doctor of Optometry. He also studied at the Optometry Center in New York.
He had worked in San Francisco and Atlanta before returning to the Indianapolis area. Stephen had his own private Optometry practice in Attica for 14 years and then in Frankfort for five years.
He was a devoted son and brother. He enjoyed spending time with his family and friends
Stephen is survived by his sister Cynthia M. Gibbs and husband, Philip Gibbs, M.D. of Lebanon; niece Kelley (Budd) Gibbs; nephew Matthew A. Gibbs; one grandniece and two grandnephews.
Family and friends will gather at 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2016, at Oak Hill Cemetery in Lebanon, Indiana.
Memorials may be made in his honor to Lions International, 300 West 22nd Street, Oak Brook, Illinois 60523-8842 or to Indiana University School of Optometry, 800 East Atwater Avenue, Bloomington, Indiana 47405.
Online condolences may be made at www.myersmortuary.com
Published on October 21, 2016
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